plum duff

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noun

a duff containing raisins.

Nearby words

  1. plughole,
  2. plugola,
  3. plugugly,
  4. plum,
  5. plum curculio,
  6. plum pudding,
  7. plum tomato,
  8. plumage,
  9. plumassier,
  10. plumate

Origin of plum duff

First recorded in 1830–40

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Examples from the Web for plum duff

  • So be lively now, and be off with your plum-duff head and your sausage legs.

    Cast Away in the Cold|Isaac I. Hayes
  • So they whistled up the plum-duff side of the Puddin', and had supper.

    The Magic Pudding|Norman Lindsay
  • I was allowed my full share of the “lob-scouse,” the “sea-pies,” and “plum-duff,” and was no longer hunted out of the forecastle.

    Ran Away to Sea|Mayne Reid